BONNIE MACBIRD: Bonnie is an author and classically trained, successful actor and singer. She is the original writer of the film TRON and a three-time Emmy Award winner. She currently teaches screenwriting at UCLA while running two Sherlock Holmes societies in Southern California. Bonnie MacBird's Sherlock Holmes book, Art in the Blood, is the first in a trilogy. Written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, it is a mystery of art theft, kidnap, and murder, featuring the illustrious detective and his famous assistant, Watson. This fast-paced tale takes the reader through London, Bohemian Paris, and an Earl's vast estate in Lancashire. World rights sold to HarperCollins UK, published simultaneously in the USA and UK, September 2015, and international rights sold to 17 countries including Italy, Spain, France, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, Turkey, China, and Japan.
CAREY HARRISON: Carey Harrison is a prize-winning novelist, playwright, theater director and actor. Carey Harrison's To Liskeard Quartet has sold to Endeavour Press, a digital UK publisher. The four books, Richard's Feet, Egon, Cley and Have to Push Through originally published by William Heinemann, explore the life and adventures of one or more members of an extended family, British and, latterly, German, whose lives lead them in different directions, but who ultimately re-unite in the Cornish town of Liskeard. Carey's most recent play, Rex & Rex, celebrates his father, the honorable stage and screen star, Rex Harrison, and is available. Carey has written 40 stage plays, hundreds of television plays, including 17 hours of BBC Masterpiece Theater, and many award-winning radio dramas for the BBC. His book Justice (Dr. Cicero Books) has sold over 23,000 copies and is long listed for the Booker Prize. His latest work, Who Was That Lady?, is a panoramic novel that takes the reader from the deep caves of South-West France to the towering Lion Rock in Sri Lanka. Published in the USA by Dr. Cicero Books June 2014. World and film rights available.
JAZ DAVISON: Jaz Davison (writing as J.A. Zarifian) is an award winning stage director and actor. She has been by turns, a daughter, a cousin, a mother, a divorcee, a widow, an aunt, a lover, a godmother, and an eminence grise. Her first book is Once Upon a Mouse, a quirky and funny all-ages fantasy novel with beautiful illustrations by David Cabuco. It will be published by Austin Macauley Publishers in 2017.
GEOFFREY GLOVER-WRIGHT: Geoffrey Glover-Wright is the author of eight political thrillers, some of which were best sellers, and many of which were translated into foreign languages. He has spent time with contract soldiers and seconded SAS units in Oman's clandestine rebel war, an experience resulting in his debut novel The Torch published by Putman USA and Hutchinson UK. His most recent and hard-hitting, timely and controversal novel Hard Act sold to Fiery Seas Publishing for publication in 2017.
MICHAEL RUBIN: Mike Rubin is an author, television and radio host, public speaker and humorist, trial and appellate attorney and professional jazz pianist and composer. His debut, The Cottoncrest Curse (Louisiana State University Press, 2014) won the IndieFab Book of the Year Gold Award as the best thriller and suspense novel. He has also received the prestigious Burton Award at the Library of Congress for outstanding writing. He is a member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, the International Thriller Writers, and the International Association of Crime Writers, and in 2015 was awarded the Crème de la Crème Award by the Houston Writers House as the author of the best unpublished novel of the year of any genre.
Rubin’s non-fiction writing has been cited as authoritative by federal and state appellate courts and has been used in law schools around the country. His second novel, the legal and environmental thriller Cashed Out, will be published by Fiery Seas Publishing in 2017.
ROBERT PARKER: Robert Parker has degrees in law and in film and media production. He currently writes full time, while also making time to encourage new young readers and authors through readings and workshops at local schools and bookstores. His first book in the Ben Bracken thriller trilogy, The Baby and the Brandy, follows a dishonorably discharged ex-serviceman who escapes prison in Manchester, England and gets caught up in and brings down the sinister underworld of a crime ring that threatens the city.
PRISCILLA BENNETT: Priscilla Bennett is a debut novelist and native New Yorker. She has studied writing at Columbia University, attended writing conferences at Marymount and Hunter College and has taken advanced fiction writing courses at Stony Brook Southampton. Priscilla has been writing for several years and specializes in women’s fiction. Her first novel, Something to be Brave For, is about one woman's struggle to escape her violently abusive marriage and find herself while also securing a safe future for her young daughter. It will be published by Endeavour Press in early 2017.
SARA CURRAN: Sara Curran is a prolific author who has published over two dozen books in the romance, romantic suspense, and erotica genres. She enjoyed huge success as a self-published author before signing with the Agency. Her previously self-published erotic novel His reached the #1 bestseller spot on Amazon, unseating Fifty Shades of Grey. His and Sara's other bestselling erotica novel Daddy's Rules will be published by Totally Bound Publishing in mid 2017.
ANAT LEV-ADLER: Anat Lev is a writer, feminist, wife, and a mother. She currently works as an editor for Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s leading newspaper and media company. Her first novel, Writing and Erasing Love, is the story of a woman whose research into what makes a lasting relationship work leads her to engage in an adulterous affair. It was the top-ranking book on Israel’s best seller list for 15 weeks, selling over 50,000 copies, earning the title “platinum” by Israeli standards. Her book has received excellent reviews, and inspiring book clubs have been formed by enthusiastic readers. It has lately received the prestigious ACHI Award as well, an award designed to recognize and document the heritage, values, ??and literary and artistic creations of artists of Iraqi Jewish heritage. She has published 11 self-help books in Israel, all of which have sold copies in the thousands.
MARIANNE GAGE: Marianne Gage is a San Francisco Bay Area writer, teacher, and artist. She worked as a portrait painter and printmaker for many years, and many of her portraits and monotypes hang in Bay Area homes, and her art has inspired her writing. Marianne has previously published two novels with Plain View Press in 2010 and 2012. Her latest novel, Private Faces, about an artist and the bonds she forms with the women whose portraits she paints, will be available from Endeavour Press in early 2017.
ROSEMARIE AQUILINA: The Honorable Rosemarie Aquilina is currently serving her second elected term as a 30th Circuit Court Judge in Lansing, Michigan. Judge Aquilina is the former owner of a successful law firm and former host of a syndicated radio talk show called Ask the Family Lawyer. Her first novel, Triple Cross Killer, is about a serial killer targeting children through their letters to Santa, and the eccentric group of investigators who bond together to stop him.
JASON HUZA: Jason has been writing Broadway plays and novels for over a decade, and his latest musical, It Happened In Key West, is due to be previewed as a six-week run in Boston. He completed five books on his iPhone, ranging from non traditional westerns and sci-fi to contemporary dark romantic comedy and thrillers. Jason is the co-creator of a web-series with over a million followers. His latest novel Emma and Adam is an adult fiction exploration of the grief a father and husband feels after his wife and young son are killed in a hit and run by a reckless driver, and his long and inspirational journey towards recovery.
WAYNE AVRASHOW: Wayne Avrashow has a long history in politics. He served as a Los Angeles government commissioner for nearly twenty years, and has also advised on and managed many successful Los Angeles City Council campaigns and ballot measures. Wayne is also a practicing attorney who specializes in government advocacy, real estate, and business law. His background in politics, government, business, and law provides unique insight into the machinations and characters that populate political campaigns. His first novel, Roll the Dice, is the story of a rock star who decides to run as an Independent in a crucial US Senate campaign, and the challenges and scandals he faces along the way.
ASHLEY FONTAINNE: Ashley Fontainne is an award-winning and internationally bestselling author who writes in numerous genres including mystery, suspense, horror, and sci-fi. She enjoys stories that immerse the reader deep into the human psyche and that explores the monsters lurking within each of us. Her latest novel, Suburbia Made Me Do It, is about a housewife who snaps and goes on a rampage after a series of heartbreaking events.
ROB TRAVALINO: Rob Travalino’s newest book, The Ten Prophets, explores the very foundations of life, society and humanity to challenge our notions of why. The ensemble story shares pivotal moments in the lives of seemingly diverse individuals and in the end seduces the reader into reflecting on the truth of their own existence and challenges them to wonder how life so interconnected can be made to feel so very different? Rob is a professional story advocate and has two decades of experience in producing, strategizing, story-forming, managing, writing and marketing entertainment and gaming properties for clients like Dreamworks, Disney, Lucasfilm, Warner Brothers, Hasbro and more.
MARTYN ELLINGTON: Martyn Ellington is a debut novelist from England. His novel, Flight 993 follows an inexplicable plane crash which transports the crew back to a prehistoric world where they must fight for survival. Meanwhile, air crash investigators find remains of an aicraft next to a dinosaur fossil and realize they may hold the key to stopping the flight from ever taking off. Martyn Ellington has worked in the financial industry for many years. Flight 993, previously self published book under a different title, sold over 27,000 copies.
LESLIE WILSON and VICTORIA FLORES: The Menhattan Project follows Vivian Fiori, a thirty-something successful Manhattanite, who creates a blog that categorizes all the different players she and her girlfriends have come to know and avoid! When she creates this blog about the New York dating scene, two men come into her life, and the hijinks ensue as she juggles not only her men, but also endless drama from her eccentric girlfriends and their beau, all the while keeping her blogging activities secret from the whole world! Co-author Leslie Wilson is an entrepreneur living in Miami. She is a member of Romance Writers of America as well as the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Victoria Flores, a former Wall Street girl turned entrepreneur, lives in New York and pursues her writing on the perils of dating in NYC through her blog.
CHRIS DI GIUSEPPI AND MIKE FORCE: The Light Bringer by Mike Force and Chris Di Giuseppi is an outstanding supernatural adventure which pulls the reader into a world beyond and makes the reader wonder if this is really a work of fiction. The Light Bringer bridges the gap between the goodness and evil that exist in this world . The story is one of hope and gives meaning to the phrase “you reap what you sow”. Alan Crane, an-ex military man, who discovers he has the gift of helping loved ones pass over to the next life, sharing in their journeys both challenged and otherwise, and helping those family members left behind to deal with the pain of loss. Written by the Chief of Police and the Deputy Chief of Police of Lake St Louis, Missouri, it is based on real life incidents confronting these two heroes on a daily basis. Published by HCI June 2011. The Light Bringer has been optioned for a big screen movie by Undergo Entertainment. The Lightbringer Book 2 The Fallen also sold to Health Communications Inc published March 2013.
JOHN HENKE: Published British writer John Henke of the "Hunter" series has sold more than 60,000 copies to date. In Havoc, Europe is a seething cauldron of hatred. Islamophobia and xenophobia sweep the continent as incessant terrorist atrocities terrify the population. Legal and illegal immigrants are blamed for attacking the white, Christian establishment. Whipped up by the press, non-whites and non-Christians are being hounded and persecuted in retaliation for the deaths caused by the terrorists. A backlash begins. But all is not as it seems. Nick Hunter battles against this latest threat to democracy in Havoc, as John Henke fearlessly brings forbidden issues to the fore in an action packed story that enthrals the reader from beginning to end.
"A gritty political thriller," The Times. "Has that absolute tang of authenticity - a rattling good yarn," Chris Serle, BBC Radio. "Non-stop action from beginning to end," Central FM Radio. "The new king of the blockbusters," The Sun.
JOHN FRENCH: First Daughter by John French is in the American tradition of novels based around fictional presidencies. The book begins with the kidnapping of the daughter of America’s first female President, at first assumed to be a terrorist attack. But when a bizarre ransom demand is received it spirals into a story of political conspiracy and intrigue with twists and turns right up to the last page. John French has written over thirty books and sold a million copies, including the biography of actor Robert Shaw, whose agent he used to be. A co-producer of the West End musical, Liza of Lambeth at the Shaftesbury Theatre and a western in Mexico, The Eagle’s Wing with Martin Sheen and Sam Waterson he is also the author of The Working Actor (under the pseudonym of James Duke).
GLORIA DURAN: Gloria is affiliated with Columbia University and Yale University, where she teaches Spanish and writing in the Summer School of Languages. She was awarded First Prize for her young adult novel, Malinche: Slave Princess of Cortes, in 1993 by the National Association of American Pen Women, First Prize in 1996 for one of her short stories, and in 2000, her young adult fiction, Maria de Estrada, won the First Prize at the Latino Book Summit in Chicago. Her current intriguing historical novel, Catalina, My Father, is set in the 17th century in Mexico and deals with the hypothetical relationship between Mexico's greatest poet and feminist Avant la lettre, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and Catalina de Erauso, a Basque nun who escaped her convent dressed as a man and subsequently became famous as a conquistador in South America.
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